ROCKVILLE, Maryland, November 17, 2009, /FDA/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
is extending its request for public information and comments on
Lasik, according to a notice published in the Federal Register.
The FDA will accept comments until Nov. 15, 2010.
"At this time, the agency is reopening the docket to continue
to receive public comments," reports the notice. "Information
and comments submitted to the docket will assist us in
identifying ways in which we can improve our public outreach
efforts regarding the safety and effectiveness of LASIK
Comments or information can be submitted at
www.regulations.gov or sent to the Division of Dockets
Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers
Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. The docket number -
FDA-2008-N-0488 - must be included with submitted comments.